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Downtown’s S. Fourth Street gets a new Live Nation club

At a press conference today, Mayor Fischer welcomed Live Nation executives in announcing the opening of a new, 900-capacity live music and events space at 611 S. Fourth Street, on the same block as the Louisville Palace (also run by Live Nation, with a capacity of almost 3,000) and WFPK. Though the club is promoted […]

Louisville Palace adds classic rockers

The Louisville Palace Theater has added two nights of classic rock to their fall schedule: Steve Winwood; Monday, October 21; 7:30 p.m., $69.50 The Black Crowes; Wednesday, November 6; 8 p.m., $49.50 BIOS: “For more than four decades, Steve Winwood has remained a primary figure in rock ‘n’ roll, a respected innovator who has helped […]

Soundgarden breaks rusty cage, rocks the Palace

Though most ’80s and ’90s rockers find themselves unable to stay relevant or powerful in the current era, Soundgarden’s 2012 return album, King Animal, was surprisingly modern and non-sucky. So let those black days fall away and enjoy an atypically heavy Palace production. Soundgarden Palace Theater Friday, May 10, 2013 7:30 p.m. On sale Friday, […]

Kendrick Lamar is coming to the Palace

The University of Louisville’s Student Activities Board presents Kendrick Lamar The popular Dr. Dre protege is coming to the Palace Theater (ticket info below), so that’s pretty great. BIO: “The moment that signaled 25-year-old Top Dawg Entertainment artist Kendrick Lamar’s rise from West Coast underground cult hero to mainstream superstar happened on stage at a […]

STOP THE PRESSES: Leonard Cohen is coming to Louisville

Yes, Leonard Cohen will perform at the Palace Theater on Saturday, March 30. Tickets go on sale on January 18 at 10 a.m.

Bonnie Billy & Dawn Fawn team up

LEO Weekly was the first to report back in May that local superfreak Bonnie “Prince” Billy and his sometimes-collaborator, Dawn McCarthy of the group Faun Fables, had reunited to record some songs together. Now a date has been set — November 20th — for the release of a 7” pairing two Everly Brothers songs, “Christmas Eve Can […]

Dear Ryan Adams, Come Pick Me Up, But Please Don’t Steal My Records…

by Andrea Ragsdale leo@leoweekly.com “I can smell my own breath on this harmonica… it smells like Pimento cheese. But, in the good way. (Pause) If there is a good way…” This is just one of the memorable quotes from the evening of January 30. Those who are long-time fans of Ryan Adams may have come […]

Ryan retiring?

Mister Drama is sort-of leaving the building! Ryan Adams — prodigious talent of alt-folk-rock, known for his prolific recording history and regular altercations with audience members, romantic partners, and even himself, has announced that he’s taking a “hiatus” from the music business. He’ll break up his widely praised band The Cardinals at the end of […]